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Erwin Wurm

Summer Getaways: 10 Best Outdoor Sculpture Destinations in Europe

MutualArt | Posted 07.23.2016 | Arts

Art and nature: the outdoor sculpture park offers the best of both worlds. Especially during the summer holidays, when we're eager to trade in weary museum-legs for the invigorating effects of the nature hike, without sacrificing the need to view and appreciate great artworks.

7 Top 'Art Wanks' at Tasmania's Newest Museum: 'Monanism' on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 03.17.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

It's a large box-type edifice built at a reported cost of more than $75 million into a sandstone cliff on a promontory a 30-minute ferry ride from Hobart, Tasmania's capital, on the north bank of the Derwent River.

Moscow Maelstrom: Lightweight Biennale Outshone by Satellite Shows & Atypical Art Fair

Simon Hewitt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Simon Hewitt

The 5th Moscow Biennale, which closed October 20, saw Political Correctness rear its head beneath the Kremlin walls as feminist Belgian curator Catherine de Zegher turned the swanky Manège exhibition center into a Global Bazaar.

"I Call It Critical Cynicism": Sculptor Erwin Wurm on Not Trying to Be Funny

ARTINFO | Posted 04.13.2013 | Arts

An hour from bustling Vienna, Erwin Wurm's home and studio sit in the scenic Austrian countryside, behind a locked gate and down a gravel path lined with young elms that give way to topiaries trimmed into perfect cubes. Only when one peers out from the allée does it become apparent that this is no ordinary schloss. On one side of the lawn stands a headless figure in a pastel-pink suit. Opposite him, a giant pickle perches on a pedestal.

LOOK: The Standard Hotel's Disgusting New Ad

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 12.19.2012 | Los Angeles

Checking into a new hotel room is both glamorous and a willful act of ignorance. The tufted leather headboard, high-thread count bedsheets and plu...

Erwin Wurm's Headless Giant

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Massara | Posted 07.24.2012 | Arts

Erwin Wurm is known for his absurdist work, and it should come as no surprise that his New York public sculpture debut should be downright weird. T...

Erwin Wurm: "Wear Me Out"

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

This summer, the Middlelheim Museum of Antwerp will be a playground for artist Erwin Wurm. The forms and the materials he chooses always yield surprising results that both examine and push the boundaries of sculpture.

Blog Watch: Erwin Wurm's Chubby Ferraris, Wild Art | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Erwin Wurm is an Austrian artist who makes some of the coolest art I've seen in a while. His approach seems rather random and funny to me, like his on...